Space Roundup February 27, 2015


Even though the space shuttle program ended in 2011 there are still astronauts aboard the International Space Station. It provides us a platform to accomplish great things and inspire the next generation. Getting to see Atlantis’ final landing in person at Kennedy Space Center was an amazing experience. A plaque now marks the shuttle’s final landing site at the Kennedy Space … [Read more...]

Characters I Would Name My Kids After

I'll be catching up on previous missed weeks as I get around to it.  This week's topic is Character's I Would Name My Kids After.  Pondering this topic brought several names to mind of characters that I like or names that I find interesting. Narrowing down the list was the challenge: Sara - While Sara has always been a name I've like it now belongs to one of my favorite … [Read more...]

Agent Carter a Brilliant New Show


This post contains spoilers. If you haven't seen the series for the final episode don't read any further. As I've considered what to say about Marvel's Agent Carter, the only words that come to mind are kudos. Once again they've come up with a great concept.  Initially I took an interest in the character of Peggy Carter after watching the first Captain America movie. Its … [Read more...]

Engineers Week


For a short time it's time to mention an event that celebrates STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) disciplines. Engineers Week takes place February 22-28, 2015. Through out the week a variety of things take place all over the country. Here's a message from the International Space Station crew about Engineers week. One of the events  is Introduce a Girl to … [Read more...]

Amazing Arizona Comic Con 2015


The con season has started. Over the weekend I attended Amazing Arizona Comic Con . This was my first time at that particular event. While its smaller than some cons I've attended that can be beneficial.  Even though its focus was more on comics and comic collectors there were a good mix of other panels as well. The specific panels I chose to attend were a good chance to learn … [Read more...]